How do I import content from an archive file?

Go to Site Info.

Site Info tool highlighted in the site Tool Menu.

Select the Site Info tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

Click Import from Archive File.

Import from Archive File tab highlighted in Site Info tabs.

Choose a file to import.

Choose file screen with Choose File button highlighted.

Click the Choose File button to browse for and select your import file. Once you have located your file, the filename will display on this screen.

Note: Sakai supports several import file types (e.g. IMS Common Cartridge Archives, Blackboard Archive files, etc.). However, you may need to check with your system administrator to determine the file import options currently enabled on your system and the best file format for you to use.

Click Import.

Click Import.

Click the Import button and wait for the file to be uploaded and processed. Depending on the size of the file, this may take some time.

Select the content to be imported.

You will see a list of content types from your import file on the left.

  1. Click on the item you want to import to select it. (You may select multiple items using CTRL+Click for PC or CMD+Click for Mac).
  2. Use the right arrow button under Move to move the item(s) over to the list of material to be imported.
  3. Click Copy Materials to import the selected content.

Confirm the import.

Confirm the import.

Confirm the copying of the listed tools into the present site and click the Finish button.